For contemporaries and later for historians, shell shock came to encapsulate all the horror of a new form of industrialised warfare.
Why did it take three-quarters of a century beyond the first world war for Australians to build our own tomb of the unknown soldier, remembering the 23,000 Australians who died with no known grave?
The appalling conditions at Gallipoli indicate the wholly inadequate planning and response of the British and Allied military authorities to basic human needs.
Charles Bean made editorial decisions to eliminate the bloody realities of war in favour of a specially crafted and idealised construction of the Anzacs and the Gallipoli campaign.
What is rare in Australia is an adequate explanation and understanding of the Turkish perspective of the Gallipoli campaign.
The diaries of army nurses during the First World War are unsurpassed sources for discovering the nature of friendship during war.
The history of the Gallipoli region enhances the story of the Anzac campaign and situates it in a notably rich cultural context.